A series of 20 posters detailing life in American rural life. The series was published from 1975-1980.Plate 1: Mountain of Corn, Everly, IowaPlate 2: Landscape, West Concord, MinnesotaPlate 3: Southwest Impression, Colorado plateau / artist, Michael David BrownPlate 4: Dawn, Mahomet, Illinois / photo by William KuykendallPlate 5: Sorghum Processing, Carnesville, Georgia / USDA photo by Ray Lustig Plate 6: Harvest Break, Presque Isle, Maine / USDA photo by George RobinsonPlate 7: ... Topics: American agriculture, rural life, agriculture, food, farming, crop, harvest
A poster detailing your rights if you are being sexually harassed.Caption at the bottom of the page:"If you believe you are a victim of sexual harassment, contact your Equal Employment Opportunity Counselor. For more information, read the pamphlet 'Preventing Sexual Harassment in USDA--It's the Law!'" Topics: sexual harassment, prohibited behavior, victim, U.S. Department of Agriculture
U.S. Department of AgricultureU.S. Forest ServiceFading Gold: The Decline of Aspen in the WestFading Gold: The Decline of Aspen in the West is a 12-minute video/DVD available from the Rocky Mountain Research Station. The species has declined across the West from 9 million acres to less than 4 million acres today. For every acre of aspen lost, so is a prime source of water, a productive habitat for wildlife, a valuable source of livestock forage, and one of our most scenic treasures. Topics: usda.gov, public.resource.org
The story of one of America's richest treasures -- the thin layer of topsoil on which we depend for most of our food, clothes, and other necessities of life. Shows why and how both city and rural people are dependent on topsoil of productive farmlands. Explains how topsoil was made by nature through the centuries and how it may be destroyed in a few years by improper farming methods. Distinguishes between productive topsoil and the less fertile subsoil, and ends on the theme that topsoil can be...